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Questions tagged [fglrx]

FGLRX (FireGL and Radeon for X) is the proprietary AMD display driver. Use this tag if you have trouble using or installing the FGLRX driver.

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Install vulkan driver for fglrx AMD graphics

Does anyone know how to install vulkan for fglrx or Radeon (open source) driver in Ubuntu 14.04?
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Ubuntu 16.04 and AMD RADEON HD 6750: The system is running in low-graphics mode

I'd like to install Ubuntu 16.04 on desktop with AMD video card but after successfull install and reboot I got black screen with popap "The system is running in low-graphics mode". After some ...
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System freezing… No way of capturing the reason why?

I have a PC that has a number of peripherals connected to it that is intermittently experiencing a freeze of the OS. There are 6+ USB devices and four monitors connected to the PC. Details of system:...
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State of AMD drivers in 16.04 [closed]

I am really confused about the state of AMD drivers on 16.04 My question is six-fold. What is the difference between The amdgpu driver, The radeon driver, and The amdgpu-pro driver? When would ...
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Radeon HD 7730M driver fro Ubuntu 16.04

Currently my laptop is only using the onboard Intel graphics and not the Radeon HD 7730M card. I have a clean installation of Ubuntu 16.04 on the laptop and I have not made any changes to the ...
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Can't install AMD drivers ubuntu 14.04

So when i try to install AMD driver from their website it always give me that error: Please install the required pre-requisites before proceeding with AMD Catalyst installation. Please check file usr/...
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my laptop Is AMD hybrid-graphics card, is it supported by Ubuntu 16.04 driver?

so, I tried a clean install of 16.04 LTS, is there any way to find out whether my AMD graphics card is fully supported by the driver ? Cuz my screen is flickering I'm not talking gaming, just the ...
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Quake 4 libGL error on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

sh quake4 ... libGL error: unable to load driver: r600_dri.so libGL error: driver pointer missing libGL error: failed to load driver: r600 libGL error: unable to load driver: swrast_dri.so libGL ...
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Freezing issues every time I run Xorg/startx (fglrx: No matching Device/Segmentation fault)

I've just spent the last 3 days straight with no sleep attempting to get my first mining rig up and running, and I've well and truly hit a brick wall. I'm using Ubuntu Server 14.04. This is basically ...
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FGLRX driver causing login-loop Radeon HD 6470m Ubuntu 14.04 [closed]

I wanted to install the fglrx driver because the system runs hot and I thought the fglrx driver could help with that. I've been looking for a very long time around for answers. But no one seems to ...
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How to enable Hardware acceleration in Ubuntu 16.04LTS with AMD?

I've a system with AMD GX-412HC SOC with Radeon(TM) R3E Graphics ×4 I've read that proprietary drivers (fglrx) aren't supported but I still need to enable hardware acceleration for my video player (...
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Ubuntu 14.04 + fglrx + MSI Radeon R9 390x Kernel Panic

Getting a kernel panic whenever I try to use my new MSI r9 390x. [ 2722.396297] AMD IOMMUv2 driver by Joerg Roedel <joerg.roedel@amd.com> [ 2722.396299] AMD IOMMUv2 functionality not available ...
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Is AMD's TurboCore dead on Ubuntu 16.04?

I know that many people will say "it automatically kicks in regardless of software your settings" but that's not true. I'm not a noob. I'm on an AMD A6-4400m with regular frequency of 2.7 GHz, up to ...
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How to install the open-source “radeon” driver

I "Accidentally" upgraded to 16.04 from 15.10 as it would have lost support anyway in July, and now FGLRX is nowhere to be found and only one of my monitors work. Currently screenfetch is displaying ...
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New Installation Boots to Black Screen

I recently installed Xubuntu 16.04 LTS on my HP Pavilion. Unfortunately, after installing and restarting it immediately boots to a black screen. Hardware specs are as follows: CPU: A4 3300m GPU: ...
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AMD OpenCL 2.0 drivers on Ubuntu 16.04

I have a private workstation that uses Ubuntu 14.04 and has an AMD FirePro W7000 graphics card installed. AMD released a Catalyst driver update for all GCN-based cards that upgrades their OpenCL ...
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Is there any Ubuntu 16.04 derivative which support by default proprietary AMD graphics driver?

Generally speaking, I like an idea of using Open Source drivers, not only for AMD graphics. However, I'm unable to run application which requires OpenGl 4. fglrx is deprecated for Ubuntu 16.04, so I ...
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How do I install AMD Radeon HD 7570M/Intel Hybrid drivers? [duplicate]

My system is overheating frequently, and sometimes it shuts down, so I think I have to install the AMD/Intel Hybrid drivers to fix this problem... My laptop is this Dell with Intel/AMD Hybrid Graphics ...
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problem with amd gpu on ubuntu 16 .04

I've just updated my ubuntu 15.10 to ubuntu 16.04 lts. I've got some problem with my decicated amd gpu(amd radeon r5 m335). I known that ubuntu 16 doesn't support amd proprietary drivers, but there ...
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How to Enable AMDGPU?

I didn't know that Ubuntu was using AMDGPU by default and I've installed fglrx. It's already removed now. I want to reactivate AMDGPU, how can I do that? lspci -nn | grep VGA lsmod | grep amd
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AMD r9 280x Drivers for Ubuntu 16.04?

I can't install AMD driver on Ubuntu 16.04. I took a look at Install-amd-drivers-r9-280 and AMD-graphics-driver-installer-notes-for-linux but I don't seem to understand how to install.
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radeon 7640 laptop 16.04 work-arounds

I have Radeon 7640 video in my laptop. I don't like opensource radeon driver. It's slow as hell (and makes my laptop hot as hellfire too). But, it's a good machine with 4 cores, I love it. I heard ...
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How can I switch graphics (Intel integrated/ ATI discreet) in 16.04 LTS

I've installed Ubuntu 16.04 LTS on my Lenovo system with an onboard Intel graphics and an ATI Radeon display controller. I was wondering how I could switch to the ATI display or make it my VGA ...
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Enable discreet graphics card (AMD, Intel) 16.04 LTS

I have a hybrid-graphics system with power-saving onboard Intel graphics, and an ATI accelerator (Lenovo z51-70, i5, 8 GB RAM, SSD) Back in 14.04, with fglrx, I used to have ATI Catalyst, which would ...
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AMD R7 M265 Hybrid Graphic Card can't download driver

I have Intel/AMD R7 M265 Hybrid Graphic Card and I am working on Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS. I am trying to setup AMD Drivers but it is not working. It always give to me same error. After I setup fglrx or ...
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Unable to resolve Unmet build dependencies

I'm trying to install AMD driver for my graphic card Firepro V7900 this the installation log: Generating package: Ubuntu/precise Resolving build dependencies... Unable to resolve Unmet build ...
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Driver for ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5650 on 15.10?

I have a laptop with 2 GPUs. ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5650 and Intel HD Graphics. About this Computer say under Graphics: Intel® Ironlake Mobile I tried using the proprietary driver under System ...
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The AMD fglrx driver doesn't see GPU cores in AMD APU A8-7600

I wanted to play with APU meaning to learn OpenCL and other GPGPU tricks, so I've installed the AMD APP SDK Ver 3.0 (which implements OpenCL 2.0) on my PC. This SDK documentation says I need to ...
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How to install video drivers in LTSP chroot?

We have an HP t520 thin client with AMD G-Series/Radeon R2E embedded graphics. The AMD proprietary video driver solves a problem that the Ubuntu open-source video driver has with display detection. ...
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Ubuntu deprecating AMD fglrx driver?

I just read that the latest stable release 16.04 will no longer use the AMD fglrx driver, and thus purge it at upgrading to 16.04 LTS. My question is, since I'm using hybrid graphics with AMD Radeon ...
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I'm using Ubuntu 16.04 and there's no fglrx!

I'm using Ubuntu 16.04 and there's no fglrx! What happened?
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Trying to get dual monitors working 14.04 LTS & Radeon HD 4850

I have Ubuntu 14.04 LTS running on a desktop PC and recently got a second monitor. I cannot seem to make Ubuntu 'detect' that second one. I ended up here, and realised that my HD 4850 needs that ...
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Which drivers should I use on 16.04 with AMD HD 6490?

16.04 is coming and my GPU is no longer supported with new proprietary drivers. Even on 15.10 it was not supported with new fglrx driver, but it was fixed by patching fglrx with a wrapper. To further ...
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safe way to install AMD Catalyst Control Centre?

Relatively noob here. I'm having a blast with Ubuntu, successfully playing all kinds of steam games, no complaints until Firewatch came out. It was recommended to me to install AMD Catalyst Control ...
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problem with dual amd graphics card amd radeon r5 A8 and radeon r7 m260

Good day I have problem with dual AMD graphics card AMD Radeon R5 A8 and Radeon R7 M260. Hope, you can help me, I try to install drivers at additional driver in Ubuntu, try download and install from ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 cannot download packages

Recently, I upgraded from 15.04 to 15.10, and tried to install wine. I had issues downloading packages. I read somewhere that it probably didn't recognize my graphic card. I have a Dell inspiron ...
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Cryptsetup login fails after applying proprietary ATI driver (fglrx-updates) [duplicate]

I encrypted my installation of Ubuntu 14.04 while installing it, later I switched the driver of my ATI Radeon HD 6970 to "fglrx-updates". After that I could only close but not open any programs. I ...
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Cannot change graphic driver. All options are greyed out. (Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS)

I was changing my graphics driver at Software & Updates -> Additional Drivers. I tried X.org, fglrx and fglrx-updates, and they were fine until for some reason I couldn't change it anymore and ...
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libGL.so running Qt Application draw colored polygons

qt application I have fglrx installed on Ubuntu 14.04. Programs run fine. Steam games are working. But when I try to open a Qt-App, it draws this colored polygons instead of interface. This program ...
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AMD HD 8000 on UBUNTU 15.10

I changed to ubuntu recently and i'm having trouble to install my HD video card, i found at AMD website : fglrx-15.302 But when i try to install, it says it's not the supported version. Even if it ...
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Unable to update display driver in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I am trying to update my driver and see this screen. It doesn't allow me to update the driver. Note the greyed out options. How can I fix this? EDIT: Revert to open source graphics drivers - options ...
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Black screen with pointer visible in gnome with fglrx

I'm running Ubuntu-gnome and tried installing both the repository fglrx driver as well as the new Crimson driver from AMD. In both cases the driver installs and on reboot I am greeted with a black ...
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Can't detect second monitor after fglrx install

I have two monitor (one connected to the AMD GPU's HDMI port and one connected to the integrated Intel's HDMI port). After the installation of AMD Crymson, the second monitor is no more available in ...
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FGLRX display issue

I want to use the proprietary fglrx driver from AMD, but the display reacts like this: Picture is 10px thick on top of the screen, width normal The cursor shows normally Works normally only after ...
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Strange stripes with fglrx drivers

I get strange stripes with the amd driver and with the driver from the repos (fglrx-updates, fglrx in both 14.04 and 15.10). I run Ubuntu 14.04 but had the same problem with 15.10. The screen also ...
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Kubuntu won't boot after installing fglrx-updates

I'm having trouble booting kubuntu after installing fglrx-updates (or just fglrx). I originally was having issue described in https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/fglrx-installer/+bug/1493888 ...
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Discrete AMD graphics card is not detected by AMD CCC

After my laptop with AMD HD4570 discrete GPU (which entered legacy branch and no more AMD proprietary support for Linux) died I tried to give AMD another shot and bought a new laptop with switchable ...
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System boot fails with fglrx-drivers [duplicate]

After installation fglrx-drivers from repos (I've tried both fglrx and fglrx-updates) the system can't load even login screen. When I turned off splash screen I saw that it prompts for enter login and ...
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Problems with fglrx driver installation

I have problems with fglrx installation. Firs my ubuntu worked in my laptop with ati5145. After motherboard of my laptop died i extracted HDD and placed it in my Desktop. Old ati driver was deleted ...
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FGLRX driver crashes constantly

I have an ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5850 video card, and I have recently installed the fglrx driver on Ubuntu 14.04 to improve the performance, since the X.Org X Server driver was overloading the CPU ...